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Working together against drug, alcohol addiction

All hands on deck in new fight against drug, alcohol addiction

A comprehensive new campaign against drug and alcohol addiction in south west Sydney promises to cover all the bases. The plan, devised by the South Western Sydney Primary Health Network (SWSPHN), will be implemented as a key part of the Federal Government’s National Ice Action Strategy. Four organisations which alreadyRead more »

researchers from the MARCS Institute at Western Sydney University

Research that could lead to better communication on the footy field

Rhythm can improve coordination between perfect strangers and place them on the same wavelength, say researchers from the MARCS Institute at Western Sydney University. They have found evidence that synchrony between the brains of two individuals does not simply result from, but actually causes interpersonal coordination. Professor Peter Keller, researchRead more »

Wests Tigers star Josh Aloiai will be sat Campbelltown Hospital this Wednesday

Quit smoking: Wests Tigers help tackle scourge of tobacco

Wests Tigers and South West Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) have joined forces to call on smokers to quit. It’s all part of this year’s annual World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, May 31. SWSLHD respiratory physician Belinda Cochrane says nine out of 10 households in South West Sydney areRead more »

National Palliative Care Week

How PEACH makes quality palliative care possible

The award winning PEACH palliative care program enables people with a life limiting illness to live well right to the end and has gained plenty of positive attention for South Western Sydney Local Health District. SWSLHD palliative care manager Janeane Harlum said the highly tailored program supports this year’s themeRead more »

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